Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

Explore the catalog

We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2020, as well as the five previous years. In doing so, you can see the breadth of causes that our donors care about (as witnessed by the grants from donor advised, committee advised and corporate advised funds). You can also see those grants that have been directed by our staff and board of directors (grants from our “discretionary grantmaking”) because of their central importance to SVCF’s strategic focus areas for improving life in Silicon Valley. 

The data provided here represent more than $1.78 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2020 from certain types of funds: donor advised funds, and corporate advised funds. It also includes grants made from SVCF’s discretionary grantmaking strategies.

The data does not include grants from SVCF supporting organizations, employee matching gift funds and a variety of other fund types. Thus, the grant totals represented here may not equal the amount of grantmaking reported in our audited financial statements. The data shown here do provide an informative look at the breadth of causes supported by SVCF donors and by our strategic focus areas. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program N/A OR United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Junior Rover Wrestling Club Inc N/A PA United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A FL United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A PA United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,469
Concordia University N/A QC Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
St. Bernard Project, Inc. N/A LA United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Services San Francisco CA United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Camas Robotics Booster Club N/A WA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A VA United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ignited Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance N/A MA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
826 Valencia San Francisco CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Trust for Public Land San Francisco CA United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Westmont High School Santa Clara CA United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Expanding Your Horizons Network Alameda CA United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Women's Center N/A CA United States Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
United Way Worldwide N/A TX United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Page SUM 1,131,719

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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters San Mateo Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Junior Rover Wrestling Club Inc N/A Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc N/A General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,469
Concordia University N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation Alameda Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
St. Bernard Project, Inc. N/A Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Services San Francisco Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Camas Robotics Booster Club N/A Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Heart Association Inc N/A Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust Santa Clara Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ignited Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance N/A Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
826 Valencia San Francisco Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Trust for Public Land San Francisco Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Westmont High School Santa Clara Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Expanding Your Horizons Network Alameda Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Women's Center N/A Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
United Way Worldwide N/A Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Page SUM 1,131,719

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13110 records found.
Grantee State Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Womens Audio Mission CA Arts & Culture Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
Duke University NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 61,212
Regents of the University of Michigan MI Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
Cat Adoption Team OR Animal Welfare Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American National Red Cross IA Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
South San Jose Softball CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
Community Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Indiana Inc IN Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
PTA California Congress of Parents Teachers & Students Inc CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 200
CSUSB Philanthropic Foundation CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Attention Inc. CO Housing and Transportation Corporate Advised 2018 3,500
Young Peoples Leadership Foundation Inc NY Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Promise Worldwide CA Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Cameron K Gallagher Memorial Foundation VA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 250
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. CA Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Home of Hope, Inc. CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
President-Board of Trustees Santa Clara College CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 21,000
Meals on Wheels of San Francisco Inc CA Food Security Corporate Advised 2018 20,000
Frank L. Huff Elementary School CA Education Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
Baylor University TX Education Corporate Advised 2018 50,000
Fairfax Releaf VA Environment Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
Page SUM 326,912

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12587 records found.
Grantee Country Cause Area Fund Typesort descending Year Amount (USD)
Oregon Robotics Tournament & Outreach Program United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 65,000
Menlo Atherton Athletic Boosters United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 2,500
Junior Rover Wrestling Club Inc United States Youth Development Corporate Advised 2018 1,500
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 200,000
American Online Giving Foundation Inc United States General Nonprofit Support Corporate Advised 2018 24,469
Concordia University Canada Education Corporate Advised 2018 100,000
University of California Berkeley Foundation United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 1,000
St. Bernard Project, Inc. United States Public Safety Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Jewish Vocational & Career Counseling Services United States Workforce Development Corporate Advised 2018 30,000
Camas Robotics Booster Club United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 5,000
American Heart Association Inc United States Health Corporate Advised 2018 250
Peninsula Open Space Trust United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Ignited United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 150,000
826 Valencia United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 25,000
Trust for Public Land United States Environment Corporate Advised 2018 2,000
Westmont High School United States Education Corporate Advised 2018 15,000
The Expanding Your Horizons Network United States Sciences Corporate Advised 2018 10,000
Downtown Women's Center United States Community Improvement Corporate Advised 2018 55,000
United Way Worldwide United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 400,000
Page SUM 1,131,719

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13110 records found.